Despite top scorer Tannehill, David's Team fall to PHFILTHYS in 93.86-91.04 battle
Ryan Tannehill accumulated 28.54 points for David's Team, the best total in the matchup and fourth-best in the league this week, but it wasn't enough to defeat PHFILTHYS, who eked out a 93.86-91.04 victory. David's Team made a run at it on Sunday night, but they came up short. PHFILTHYS led 89.56-85.04 after the afternoon action and held on for the win despite 6 points from Jason Myers on Sunday night for David's Team. PHFILTHYS were led by Emmanuel Sanders, who had 157 receiving yards , passed for 35 yards and scored 2 touchdowns for 27.1 points, and Joe Mixon, who racked up 186 yards from scrimmage and ran for a touchdown (24.6 points). PHFILTHYS ends the season on a high note, but they'll miss the postseason with a record of 7-7. David's Team (8-6) will attempt to bounce back from this loss in the playoffs.
Both teams had players with highlight-reel plays early Sunday, but it was PHFILTHYS who claimed the lead, 67.10-56.50. For PHFILTHYS, Emmanuel Sanders had a 75-yard touchdown catch and a 35-yard touchdown pass. Mike Evans made the highlight reel for David's Team with a 61-yard touchdown catch.
Both teams had players with big-time plays on Sunday afternoon, after which PHFILTHYS boasted an 89.56-85.04 lead. For PHFILTHYS, Tom Brady had a 37-yard touchdown pass. Ryan Tannehill made the highlight reel for David's Team with a 91-yard touchdown pass and a 42-yard pass.
Sanders overachieved for the sixth time this season, scoring 27.1 points against his 7.28-point projection. During a 48-46 win over the Saints, he had 157 receiving yards , passed for 35 yards and scored 2 touchdowns. Sanders ranks #73 among all fantasy players this season and will face the Falcons next week.
Sure, we ultimately earned the win, but there's not really any way sugarcoat this, PHFILTHYS: our starting QB was severely outplayed this past week. Ryan Tannehill went 21-of-27 for 391 yards and three touchdowns for David's Team, and all Tom Brady could manage through the air was 169 yards and one passing TD. Let's bounce back with a big statement in Week 15!
David's Team will find it tough to complain about lack of opportunities this past week. As a group, our four pass-catchers (three WR and one TE) were targeted a grand total of 21 times in Week 14. Chemistry could be a problem, as that group tallied only 11 receptions.